AGENDA FOR REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

REVISED

July 9, 2013

COUNCIL CHAMBERS, CITY HALL

8:30 a.m.

 

AND

 

LEGISLATIVE REVIEW MEETING OF THE WHOLE

300 N. Campbell

Main Conference Room, 2nd Floor

July 8, 2013

9:00 a.m.

 

 

NOTE:  The City Council Agenda has been reorganized as directed by City Council on June 25, 2013.  The schedule for the City Council meetings will be:

 

8:30 a.m.

  Roll Call

  Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

  Ceremonial items:  Proclamations and Recognitions

 

9:00 a.m., or immediately following the Ceremonial items.

  Business of City Council:  Actionable items.

  Executive Session items will be considered after the business of Council is

concluded.

 

12:15 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.:  Call to the Public will be conducted.

If necessary, Council will stop the business of Council portion or will delay the Executive Session portion of the agenda to hear Call to the Public at 12:15 p.m.

 

1:00 p.m. - Legislative Review of the Whole/Work Session (When items are scheduled)

Briefings on Major Issues Coming Forward in Near Future

1.   Council Items on upcoming issues.

2.   Staff Updates on upcoming items.

 

NOTICE:  At any time during the Council meeting, the City Council may meet in executive session pursuant to Section 3.5A of the El Paso City Charter and the Texas Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapter D, to discuss items as permitted by law.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  If items are scheduled for the Executive Session, the Council will move to Executive Session at the end of the regular agenda items or after call to the public, whichever comes first or as determined by the Presiding Officer.


ROLL CALL

 

INVOCATION by CIMA Chaplain Carlos Clugy-Soto

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

 

Mayor’s PrOCLAMATIONS

 

1.    Lower Dyer Neighborhood Week

2.    Team Alchemy Karate Academy Month

3.    Red’s Run Day

 

 

NOTICE

Requests to speak must be received by 9:00 a.m. on the date of the meeting.

30 Minutes total is allotted for speakers.

Three to five minutes may be allowed for each speaker.

 

NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC

All matters listed under the CONSENT AGENDA, including those on the Addition to the Agenda, will be considered by City Council to be routine and will be enacted by one motion unless separate discussion is requested by Council Members.  Prior to the vote, members of the audience may ask questions regarding items on the consent agenda.  When the vote has been taken, if an item has not been called out for separate discussion, the item has been approved.  Council may, however, reconsider any item at any time during the meeting.  The wording of all agenda items shall appear in the minutes of this meeting of the City Council as posted, unless otherwise revised by this or other motion of Council, without the necessity of the City Clerk reading the wording of each item into the record.

 

CONSENT AGENDA

 

1.            APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

Approval of Minutes for the Regular City Council Meeting of July 2, 2013, and the Legislative Review Meeting of the Whole of July 1, 2013.

[Municipal Clerk, Richarda Duffy Momsen, (915) 541-4127]

(Attachment - Regular City Council Meeting Minutes for 07-02-13)

(Attachment - LRC of the Whole Minutes for 07-01-13)

 

2.            REQUEST TO EXCUSE ABSENT CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS:

Representatives Emma Acosta and Cortney Carlisle Niland

 

3.            RESOLUTIONS:

3A.         That the City Manager be authorized to sign a General Aviation Non-Commercial Ground Lease Agreement between the City of El Paso (“Lessor”) and Rook Property Management, LLC (“Lessee”) for the following described property:  Lots 16, 17 and 18, Block 4, El Paso International Airport Tracts, an addition to the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, municipally known and numbered as 7301 Boeing Dr., El Paso, Texas.  (All Districts)

[Airport, Monica Lombraña, (915) 780-4724]

(Attachment)

3B.         That the City Manager be authorized to sign a Ground Lessor’s Estoppel Certificate and Amendment to Ground Lease by and between the City of El Paso (“Lessor”) and Mac Hotel Properties I, L. P. (“Lessee”) for the premises described as follows:  Tract F of Lot 1, Block 19, El Paso International Airport Tracts, Unit 10, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, consisting of 156,116.54 square feet of land and municipally known and numbered as 6789 Boeing Drive, El Paso, Texas.  (District 3)  [Airport, Monica Lombraña, (915) 780-4724]

(Attachment)

 

3C.         That the City Manager be authorized to sign a General Aviation Non-Commercial Ground Lease Agreement by and between the City of El Paso (“Lessor”) and Pak West Airlines, Inc. dba Sierra West Airlines (“Lessee”) for the following described property:  Parcel 1 – Lot 22 and the West one-half of Lot 23, Block 4, El Paso International Airport Tracts, Unit 2, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, commonly known as 7325 Boeing Drive, El Paso, Texas; and Parcel 2 - A 59,215.26 square foot parcel, more or less, being Lot 28, Block 4, and a portion of Boeing Drive, vacated in Volume 1028, Page 423, Real Property Records of El Paso County Texas, El Paso International Airport Tracts Unit 2, and Lots 29 and 30, Block 4, and a portion of Boeing Drive vacated in Volume 1028, Page 423, Real Property Records of El Paso County, Texas El Paso International Airport Tracts Unit 1, and commonly known as  7615 Boeing Drive, El Paso, Texas.  (All Districts)

[Airport, Monica Lombraña, (915) 780-4724]

(Attachment)

 

3D.         A Resolution that the City dedicate a 0.0017 acre portion of land out of Lot 1, Block 13, Butterfield Industrial Park Unit Two, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas and being more fully described by metes and bounds in Exhibit "A" and survey in Exhibit "B" for use as a public right-of-way to allow Leigh Fisher Boulevard to be widened.  (SURW13-00013) (District 2)

[City Development, Mirian Spencer, (915) 541-4482]

(Attachment)

 

3E.         That the City Manager be authorized to sign a Reimbursement Agreement and Release between the City of El Paso (the City) and Parkhill , Smith & Cooper, Inc. (PSC) whereby PSC shall reimburse the City for the amount of $373,709.36 Change Order #7 to EPIA Taxiway “L” Reconstruction and Radius Geometry to Taxiway “J” & “K” Connectors, Contract No. 2012-248.  (All Districts)

[Engineering and Construction Management, Irene D. Ramirez, (915) 541-4428]

(Attachment)

 

3F.         That the City Council approves the expenditure of additional available funding in the amount of $426,453.06 to C.F. Jordan Construction, LLC, for additional construction costs for the EPIA Taxiway “L” Reconstruction and Radius Geometry of Taxiway “J” & “K” Connectors project.  The change order provides for extending the existing conduit that crosses Taxiway “J” to new concrete handholes outside of the taxiway shoulder; the lowering of existing duct bank that crosses Taxiway “Q” and demolishing and relocating an existing duct bank just west of Taxiway “V”. No additional time is added to contract time.  The new contract sum, including this change order is $15,554,770.13.  (All Districts)

[Engineering and Construction Management, Irene D. Ramirez, (915) 541-4428]

(Attachment)

 

3G.        That the City Council approves the expenditure of additional available funding in the amount of $373,709.36 to C.F. Jordan Construction, LLC, for additional construction costs for the EPIA Taxiway “L” Reconstruction and Radius Geometry of Taxiway “J” & “K” Connectors project.  The change order provides for re-grading of cross slopes to meet FAA standards, adding 22 days of contract time to Contract No. 2012-248.  The new contract sum, including this change order is $373,709.36.  (All Districts)

[Engineering and Construction Management, Irene D. Ramirez, (915) 541-4428]

(Attachment)

 

3H.         That the City Manager, or her designee, be authorized to sign any necessary documents for the purchase of a portion of the real property commonly known as 7022 N. Mesa Street, El Paso, El Paso County, Texas more particularly described as approximately 1,010 square feet of Lot 2, Block 1, Coronado Commercial District Unit One, an addition to the City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas, including documents between or among the City of El Paso, Bristol Holding, LLC, a New York limited liability company, and BS TX Lease Investor, LP, a Texas limited partnership.   This acquisition is to support the Mesa Rapid Transit System.  (District 8)

[Engineering and Construction Management, Irene D. Ramirez, (915) 541-4431]

(Attachment)

 

3I.           That the Solid Waste liens on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved.  (See Attachment A)  (All Districts)

[Environmental Services, Kurt Fenstermacher, (915) 621-6892]

(Attachment)

 

3J.          That the City Manager or designee be authorized to sign an agreement between the City of El Paso and El Paso Children’s Hospital to provide sexual assault examinations services for the same reimbursement rate that the Texas Attorney General reimburses the City for a two year term between the City of El Paso and El Paso Children’s Hospital with an option to extend for one additional two-year period at the mutual agreement of the parties.  (All Districts)

[Police, Robert Feidner, (915) 564-7309]

(Attachment)

 

3K.         That the City Manager be authorized to sign the Interlocal Agreement between the County and City of El Paso to submit a joint application to the Department of Justice – 2013 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG), in the amount of $237,214. The purpose of this grant is to purchase in-car patrol video systems for the El Paso Police Department.  This will provide good quality video evidence to the District Attorney that will assist in the prosecution of DWI offenses.  (All Districts)  [Police, Robert Feidner, (915) 564-7309]

(Attachment)

 

3L.         That the City Manager or designee be authorized to sign and submit amendment 006B to Contract number 2013-041082-006A and other related documents for the Texas Department of State Health Services’ STD/HIV program, to add $19,132 to cover the increased costs associated with syphilis and/or HIV morbidity and to reallocate funds to reflect actual expenditures for a total contract amount of $191,968; and that the City Manager or designee be authorized to sign any amendments thereto to extend the project for up to twelve months, to make adjustments to the contract program budget that do not change the contract amount, and to sign all related certifications.  (All Districts)

[Public Health, Robert Resendes, (915) 771-5702]

(Attachment)

 

4.            APPLICATIONS FOR TAX REFUNDS:

That the tax refunds listed on the attachment posted with this agenda be approved.

(See Attachment B)  (All Districts)  [Tax Office, David Childs, (915) 541-4598]

(Attachment)

 

5.            requests to issue purchase orders:

 

5A.         Request that the Engineering and Construction Management Department be authorized to issue a Purchase Order to Musco Sports Lighting, LLC, a contractor under the Texas Buy Board Purchasing Cooperative, Contract #346-10 for Pico Norte Park Flat 1 and Flat 2 $244,000; Sal Berroteran Park Flat 1 and Flat 2 $239,000.  Total estimated expenditures are $483,000.

 

The City has made the determination that purchasing from the cooperative offers the most cost-effective pricing.

 

The participation by the City of El Paso in the Texas Buy Board Purchasing Cooperative was approved by City Council on March 4, 2008.

Department:                                        Parks Department

Award to:                                             Musco Sports Lighting, LLC

                                                            Muscatine, Iowa

Total Estimated Award                       $483,000

Account No:                                        PCP13PRKA24

Funding Source:                                 Quality of Life Bonds

Districts:                                              3 and 5

Reference No:                                    #346-10

 

This is a Cooperative, unit price contract.

[Engineering and Construction Management, Irene D. Ramirez, (915) 541-4428]

(Attachment)

 

5B.         Request that the Engineering and Construction Management Department be authorized to issue a Purchase Order to Trane U.S. Inc. dba Trane a contractor under The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN), Contract #5045, for El Paso Zoo HVAC Upgrades Project for the following:  Ticket Booth $14,454.22, Commissary $16,999.78, IT Room $7,234.04, Asian Discovery $18,960.70, Elephant Barn $25,564.54, Tapir Complex $14,542.73, Primate Complex $14,542.73, and Atrium Transformer Room $6,117.41. Total estimated expenditures are $118,416.15.

 

The City has made the determination that purchasing from the cooperative offers the most cost-effective pricing.

 

The participation by the City of El Paso in The Cooperative Purchasing Network (TCPN) was approved by City Council on March 27, 2007.

Department:                                        Zoo

Award to:                                             Trane U.S. Inc. dba Trane

                                                            El Paso, TX

Total Estimated Award                       $118,416.15

Account No:                                        190-29020-4800-580270-PCP13ZOOD11

Funding Source:                                 Quality of Life Bonds

District:                                              8

Reference No:                                    Contract #5045

 

This is a Cooperative, unit price contract.

[Engineering and Construction Management, Irene D. Ramirez, (915) 541-4428]

(Attachment)

 

5C.         Request that the Purchasing Manager for Financial Services, Purchasing Division be authorized to exercise the City’s option to extend current Contract 2010-182 (Pest Control Services) with Continental Termite & Pest Control, Inc. for one additional years pursuant to the provisions of an award approved by the City Council on July 27, 2010.  The extended contract period will be from September 1, 2013 to August 31, 2014.

Department:                                        General Services – Facility Maintenance Division

Award to:                                             Continental Termite & Pest Control, Inc.

                                                            El Paso, TX

Option:                                                One [of One]

Total Estimated Amount:                    $39,600 (1 year)

Account No.:                                       231-31040-522200-1000-P3120

Funding Source:                                 General Funds – Pest Control Contracts

Districts:                                            All

 

This is a Best Value, Services contract.

[Financial Services, Bruce D. Collins, (915) 541-4313]

[General Services, Stuart C. Ed, (915) 621-6822]

(Attachment)

 

6.            BIDS:

 

6A.         The award of Solicitation No. 2013-200 (Electric Cart Operator Services) to Goodwill Industries of El Paso, Inc. for an initial term estimated award of $247,500.

 

Department:                                        Aviation (El Paso International Airport)

Award to:                                             Goodwill Industries of El Paso, Inc.

                                                            El Paso, TX

Item(s):                                                All

Initial Term:                                         3 years

Option to Extend:                                2 years

Payment Terms:                                 N30

Annual Estimated Award:                   $  82,500

Initial Term Estimated Award:            $247,500 (3 years)

Total Estimated Award:                      $412,500 (5 years)

Account No.:                                       562 – 62070 - 522150 – 3000

Funding Source:                                 Outside Contracts – Airport Operations

Districts:                                            All

 

This is a Best Value, Service contract.

 

The Financial Services - Purchasing Division and Department of Aviation recommend award as indicated to Goodwill Industries of El Paso, Inc., the sole bidder offering the best value bid.

[Financial Services, Bruce D. Collins, (915) 541-4313]

[Aviation, Monica Lombrana, (915) 780-4793]

(Attachment)

 

6B.         The award of Solicitation No. 2013-206 (Landfill All-Wheel Drive Grader) to Sierra Machinery, Inc. for a total estimated award of $223,619.00.

 

Department:                                        General Services – Fleet Division

Award to:                                             Sierra Machinery, Inc.

                                                            El Paso, TX

Item(s):                                                All

Option:                                                Option to Purchase Additional Quantity

                                                            within 180 days of      Award

Total Estimated Amount:                    $223,619.00

Account No.:                                       334 – 34060 – 580290 – 3150 – PSWM00170

Funding Source:                                 Environmental Services Department –

                                                            Capital Overlay

Districts:                                            All

 

This is a low bid, unit price contract.

 

The Financial Services - Purchasing Division and General Services – Fleet Division recommend award as indicated to Sierra Machinery, Inc., the lowest responsive, responsible bidder.

Bruce D. Collins, Purchasing Manager, 541-4313

Stuart C. Ed, General Services, 621-6822

(Attachment)

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA - INTRODUCTIONS

 

7.            INTRODUCTION OF ORDINANCES PURSUANT TO SECTION 3.9 OF THE EL PASO CITY CHARTER:

 

Public comment typically is not taken during the introduction of ordinances.

Public comments are invited at the date of the scheduled public hearing.

7A.         An Ordinance amending Ordinance Nos. 014826 and No. 015961 to approve the use of Subzone Operator Agreements for Foreign Trade Zone No. 68 and to authorize the City Manager or designee to execute these types of agreements on behalf of the City of El Paso.  (All Districts)

[Airport, Monica Lombraña, (915) 780-4724]

(Attachment)

 

7B.         An Ordinance amending Title 19 (Subdivisions), Chapter 19.01 (Provisions Applicable To All Platting Procedures), to modify and add exemptions, and amend the time for decision on Plats and Land Studies; Chapter 19.02 (Land Studies), to amend the criteria for approval and criteria for revisions following approval of a Land Study; Chapter 19.03 (Preliminary Plat), to amend the effect of approval of a Preliminary Plat, and the time for expiration and extension of the Preliminary Plat; Chapter 19.04 (Final Plat), to amend the time for expiration and extension of a Final Plat, and the plat recordation procedure; Chapter 19.08 (Construction Plans and Management), to amend the requirements of Subdivision Improvement Plans, the timing of public improvements and permit issuance to allow grading permits without requiring a subdivision, and to amend the security for completion of improvements; Chapter 19.10 (Dedication, Construction Requirements and City Participation), to clarify Roadway Participation Policies and developer’s proportionate share; Chapter 19.15 (Roadways), to amend the street/thoroughfare escrow policies and procedures; Chapter 19.21 (Sidewalks), to amend sidewalk requirements for new streets; Chapter 19.41 (Expiration, Extension and Reinstatement), to amend the time of expiration of a plat application; and Chapter 19.46 (Proportionality Appeal), to amend the appeal requirements. The penalty being as provided in Chapter 19.42 of the City of El Paso City Code.  (All Districts)

[City Development, Kimberly Forsyth, (915) 541-4668]

(Attachment)

 

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JULY 16, 2013, FOR ITEMS 7A – 7B

 

7C.         An Ordinance changing the zoning of Lots 26 & 27, Block C, Stevens, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from C-4 (Commercial) to C-5 (Commercial), and imposing a condition. The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. Subject Property: 533 W. Franklin. Property Owner: 533 West Franklin, LLC. PZRZ13-00018  (District 8)

 [City Development, Michael McElroy, (915) 541-4633]

(Attachment)

 

7D.         An Ordinance changing the zoning of a Portion of Lot 8, Block 6, Hueco View Acres, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-3 (Residential) to G-MU (General Mixed Use) and approving a Master Zoning Plan. The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. Subject Property: South of Edgemere Boulevard and West of Lee Boulevard. Property Owner: Ardent Quest Apartment. PZRZ13-00014  (District 5)

[City Development, Michael McElroy, (915) 541-4633]

(Attachment)

 

7E.         An Ordinance changing the zoning of a Lot 48, Block 4, Stiles Gardens, City of El Paso, County of El Paso, Texas, from R-5 (Residential) to S-D (Special Development). The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code. Subject Property:  7121 Stiles Drive A & B.  Property Owner:  Clotilde Hidalgo.  PZRZ13-00008  (District 3)  [City Development, Michael McElroy, (915) 541-4633]

(Attachment)

 

7F.         An Ordinance changing the zoning of Tract 20-B1, Block 55, Ysleta Grant, City of El Paso, El Paso County, Texas from R-F (Ranch-Farm) to C-4 (Commercial). The penalty is as provided for in Chapter 20.24 of the El Paso City Code.  Subject Property:  9355 Escobar Drive.  Property Owner:  D.M.K. Sisters, LLC. PZRZ13-00011  (District 6)   [City Development, Michael McElroy, (915) 541-4633]

(Attachment)

 

PUBLIC HEARING WILL BE HELD ON JULY 30, 2013, FOR ITEMS 7C – 7F

 

Public Hearings will be held as part of the regular City Council meeting that begins at approximately 8:30 a.m.  All interested persons present shall have an opportunity to be heard at that time.  After the public hearings, Council may also delay taking action on Ordinances; no requirement is made by Section 3.9B of the El Paso City Charter to publish any further notice.  Copies of all Ordinances are available for review in the City Clerk’s office, 300 N. Campbell, Monday through Thursday, 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA – OTHER BIDS, CONTRACTS, PROCUREMENTS

 

8.            FINANCIAL SERVICES:

 

8A.         Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2013-198 (Ford Proprietary Parts & Service) to Casa Ford, Inc for an initial term award of $1,380,000.

Department:                                        General Services – Fleet Division

Award to Vendor:                                Casa Ford, Inc.

                                                            El Paso, Texas

Item(s):                                                Group 1 & 2

Option to Extend:                                2 years

Estimated 1 Year Award:                    $   460,000

Total Initial Term Estimated Award:   $1,380,000 (3 Years)

Option Amount:                                   $   920,000 (2Years)

Total Estimated Award:                      $2,300,000 (5 Years)

Account No.:                                       231-37020-531210-3600- P3711

                                                            231-37020-531250-3600- P3701

Funding Source:                                 General Services Internal Service Fund

Districts:                                            All

This is a Best Value, unit price contract.

 

The Financial Services - Purchasing Division and General Services – Fleet Division recommend award as indicated to Casa Ford, Inc, the best value bidder.   It is also recommended that Leif Johnson Ford II LTD be deemed non-responsive for not bidding on all sections as specified in the bid.

[Financial Services, Bruce D. Collins, (915) 541-4313]

[General Services, Stuart C. Ed, (915) 621-6822]

[Aviation, Monica Lombrana, (915) 780-4793]

(Attachment)

 

8B.         Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2013-186 (Outreach Vehicles) to Farber Specialty Vehicles for a total of $389,740.

Department:                                        Library

Award to:                                             Farber Specialty Vehicles

                                                            Reynoldsberg, Ohio

Item(s):                                                Item 1

Option:                                                Option to Purchase Additional Quantity

                                                            within 180 days of Award

Payment Terms:                                 Net 30

Total Award:                                        $389,740 (2 vehicles)

Account:                                              190-29040-580270-4800-PCP13LIBB01

Funding Source:                                 2012 Quality of Life Bonds

Districts:                                            All

 

This is a Best Value, unit price contract.

 

The Financial Services - Purchasing Division and Library Department recommend award as indicated to Farber Specialty Vehicles, the vendor offering the best value bid.

[Financial Services, Bruce D. Collins, (915) 541-4313]

[Library, Dionne Mack, (915) 541-5413]

(Attachment)

 

8C.         1.   Discussion and action that the Purchasing Manager is authorized to notify Evergreen Lawn Service, that the City is terminating Contract No. 2013-078 (Ground Maintenance-City Medians) Groups II and V for default pursuant to the provisions and requirements of Section C, Paragraph 8B of the Contract Clauses, due to contractors failure to provide the performance bond specified under the contract and that the termination shall be as of July 9, 2013.

Department:                                  Transportation

Districts:                                      All

[Financial Services, Bruce D. Collins, (915) 541-4313]

[Department of Transportation, Ted Marquez, (915) 621-6750]

(Attachment)

 

2.   Discussion and action on the award of Solicitation No. 2013-168 (Eastside Grounds and Street Tree Maintenance-City Medians) to Three C’s Contractors, Inc. and Ransom Lawn Service, Inc. for an initial term estimated award of $814,944.00.

Department:                                  Transportation

Award to:      Vendor 1:                 Three C’s Contractors, Inc.

                                                      El Paso, TX

Item(s):                                          Group I

Initial Term:                                   3 years

Option to Extend:                          2 years

Annual Estimated Award:             $   214,968

Initial Term Estimated Award:      $   644,904 (3 years)

Total Estimated Award:                $1,074,840 (5 years)

Award to:      Vendor 2:                 Ransom Lawn Service, Inc

                                                      El Paso, TX

Item(s):                                          Group II

Initial Term:                                   3 years

Option to Extend:                          None

Annual Estimated Award:             $     56,680

Initial Term Estimated Award:      $   170,040 (3 years)

Total Estimated Award:                $   170,040 (3 years)

 

Annual Estimated Award:             $   271,648

Initial Term Estimated Award:      $   814,944 (3 years)

Total Estimated Award:                $1,244,880 (5 years-Vendor 1)

Account No.:                                 532-32050-522210-3100

Funding Source:                           Grounds Keeping Horticultural Contracts –

                                                      Environmental Fund FY13-FY16

Districts:                                      All

This is a Best Value, services type contract.

 

The Financial Services - Purchasing Division and Department of Transportation recommend award as indicated to Three C’s Contractors, Inc. and Ransom Lawn Service, Inc., the bidders offering the best value bid.

[Financial Services, Bruce D. Collins, (915) 541-4313]

[Department of Transportation, Ted Marquez, (915) 621-6750]

(Attachment)

 

 

 

REGULAR AGENDA – OTHER BUSINESS

 

9.            CITY DEVELOPMENT:

Discussion and action on Resolution authorizing the Mayor to sign an Interlocal agreement between the City, the Camino Real Regional Mobility Authority, and the El Paso Metropolitan Planning Organization for the purpose of providing financial assistance in connection with the development of a BikeShare Program.  (All Districts)  [City Development, Marty Howell, (915) 541-4663

(Attachment)

 

10.          FIRE:

 

Discussion and action that the City Manager be authorized to sign an agreement between the City and Albert J. Varela, dba Center for Employee Assistance to provide stress management services (Solicitation 2013-129R) for a term of 36 months beginning on July 9, 2013 and an option to extend for one additional two-year period at the mutual agreement of the parties for a total estimated amount of $664,425.

Department:                                                    Fire

Districts:                                                        All

[Financial Services, Bruce D. Collins, (915) 541-4313]

[Fire, Samuel Peña, (915) 485-5605]

(Attachment)


 

11.          MAYOR AND COUNCIL:

Discussion and action on a Resolution that Mayor Oscar Leeser shall serve on the Metropolitan Planning Organization Transportation Policy Board, that City Council Representative Michiel Noe will replace former City Council Representative Steve Ortega, and City Council Representative Cortney Niland will replace City Council Representative Carl Robinson as the City of El Paso’s designated representatives to the Transportation Policy Board for the Metropolitan Planning Organization effective July 9, 2013.  All other representatives to the TPB shall remain unchanged.

(All Districts)  [Mayor Oscar Leeser, (915) 541-4015]

(Attachment)

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

The City Council of the City of El Paso may retire into EXECUTIVE SESSION pursuant to Section 3.5A of the El Paso City Charter and the Texas Government Code, Chapter 551, Subchapter D, to discuss any of the following:  (The items listed below are matters of the sort routinely discussed in Executive Session, but the City Council of the City of El Paso may move to Executive Session any of the items on this agenda, consistent with the terms of the Open Meetings Act and the Rules of City Council.)  The City Council will return to open session to take any final action and may also, at any time during the meeting, bring forward any of the following items for public discussion, as appropriate.

 

Section 551.071            CONSULTATION WITH ATTORNEY

Section 551.072            DELIBERATION REGARDING REAL PROPERTY

Section 551.073            DELIBERATION REGARDING PROSPECTIVE GIFTS

Section 551.074            PERSONNEL MATTERS

Section 551.076            DELIBERATION REGARDING SECURITY DEVICES

Section 551.087            DELIBERATION REGARDING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEGOTIATIONS

 

Discussion and action on the following:

EX1.      Green Building Grants awarded to Tropicana Building Corporation for projects at 12283 Rojas and 11001 Dyer.  (551.071)

[City Attorney’s Office, Laura Gordon, (915) 541-4550]

 

CALL TO THE PUBLIC – PUBLIC COMMENT

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NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC:

Sign Language interpreters are provided for regular City Council meetings.  Copies of this Agenda will be provided in Braille, large print, or audiotape upon requests made a minimum of 48 hours prior to the meeting.

Hearing Assistance Devices are available upon request.

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